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President Trump: 5 people killed in shooting at Milwaukee Molson Coors campus

Posted at 5:44 PM, Feb 26, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-27 11:17:45-05

WASHINGTON D.C. -- President Donald Trump said in a news conference Wednesday that five people were killed in a shooting at Milwaukee's Molson Coors campus.

"Our hearts break for them, their loved ones," the president said, describing the shooter as a "wicked" person.

"We send our condolences," the president continued. "We will be with them."

Dozens of squad cars and emergency responders were called to the area of N. 40th St. and W. State St. just after 2:00 p.m.

Mayor Barrett speaks regarding incident at Molson Coors

Mayor Barrett confirmed in a brief interview that multiple people had died in the shooting. Police are expected to provide an update to the media at 6:00 p.m.

Several nearby businesses, including Harley-Davidson, were placed on lockdown as a result of the shooting.

Officers in tactical gear respond to shooting scene on Molson Coors campus

Police have confirmed the area is no longer a threat to the public, though it remains an active scene. They have not yet confirmed the number of victims or the status of the shooter.

Check back often for updates on this developing story.

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